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A mixture of broken flake Virginia, ribbon cut Virginia, roasted Burley and mild Black Cavendish. Sweet "Danish-style" flavor.

BrandOrlik Tobacco Company A/S
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBlack Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
FlavoringOther / Misc
Packaging50g Pouch, 50g Tin
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Mild to Medium
Mild, Mild to Medium, Medium
Mild to Medium
Room Note
Very Pleasant
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PC Plod Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
PC Plod (56)
Mild to Medium Mild Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

Mac Baren Mixture Scottish Blend meets Orlik Golden Sliced.

Oversimplification? Yes, but not bad as a first approximation. This blend looks a LOT like Mixture, both in colour and the variety of cuts. However the tin aroma of Orlik Golden Mixture is a tad less sweet ... more like fresh-cut melon instead of the pronounced honey note of Mac Baren.

The broken flake pieces look similar to Orlik Golden Sliced. In fact OGM tastes quite a bit like OGS, only lighter and a bit more refreshing. The tin description gives it an 'Aroma' rating of 4 and a 'Room note' rating of 3. I don't agree with that at all. This is only very mildly aromatic, similar in that way to Mac Baren Mixture.

This is an excellent smoke: flavourful, satisfying and mild. Entirely suitable for all day. And given its fair price, an exceptional value. Very solidly recommended.

Pipe Used: Dunhill Diplomat DR **

Age When Smoked: Fresh

Purchased From: Online Vendor

Similar Blends: Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Golden Sliced (Red), Mac Baren - Scottish Blend Mixture.

3 people found this review helpful.

Grumpynuts Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Grumpynuts (8)
Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

I really like this as an every day smoke. Slightly sweet, great room note, nothing particularly complex, however my sniffer/taster don't always denote many of the nuisances that others write about. I'd recommend this and will look forward to getting more tins.

Pipe Used: Variety of briar

Age When Smoked: Over 18

Purchased From: Pipes and Cigars

Similar Blends: MacBaren Va # 1 but without any bite..

2 people found this review helpful.

Jakob Kiilerich Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Jakob Kiilerich (120)
Mild Medium Mild Pleasant to Tolerable

This is a blend of rubbed out Golden Slices and Orlik Extra Mild Mixture. Nothing new here. See both reviews, combine them and you will have this.

For me this blend is a Golden Slices polluted with Extra mild mixture. If i get bored, i'll buy a pouch and spend the day separating the two blends into each little tin. Yeah right:)

1 person found this review helpful.